Discovery certificate for object 2018jcd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25590 [ 2018TNSTR2038....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-27 10:19:17
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018jcd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acppxgo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:38:07.034 (174.5293092) DEC = +01:54:25.03 (1.9069522)
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 13:04:48.000 (JD=2458441.045)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 13:04:48.000
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: